The 2 Best Smartwatch on Amazon Reviewers

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People’s Choice

Welcome to People’s Choice, where we find the best-reviewed products and single out the most convincing reviews. (You can learn more about our rating system and how we pick each item here.

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A smartwatch is a great way to untether yourself from your phone, and it can also be an invaluable tool to track your health metrics. While we’ve written about plenty of things you can use to do this before — including the best fitness trackers and the best GPS running watches — here, we’ve rounded up the best smartwatches, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.

Best-rated (less expensive) smartwatch

Fitpolo Smart Watch$40$50 now 20% off4.2 stars, 4,465 reviewsOne reviewer who lost their Fitbit smartwatch says this Fitpolo model is a great dupe. “The software is comparable to Fitbit in terms of function,” they write. “It has a heart rate monitor, exercise app, steps, calories, stairs, even a sleep [tracker] … Overall, this watch represents an incredible value for the money.” Another former Fitbit user who’s tried out many smartwatches says this Fitpolo model is “the best, especially for the price” and that the battery life is unbeatable. “I would say it is easily eight days between charges … being able to track my sleep every night without having to worry about the amount of charge every day is a real plus.” A parent who was reluctant to purchase an Apple Watch for their teenage daughter bought this model instead and says, “I’m extremely impressed. She uses all the workout modes, steps, calories, music, messaging … basically


Best-rated (less expensive) Apple Watch

Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm)$229$279 now 18% off4.8 stars, 22,224“SE is the best bang for your buck hands down,” writes one reviewer. “For the average person who wants an Apple Watch for working out and convenience, this is perfect.” Unlike the series 7, the SE model does not have a blood-oxygen sensor or an electrical heart sensor. This model only comes in aluminum options (the series 7 is available in titanium and stainless steel), but reviewers rave about its functionality. “The SE basically has all the same features [as the series 7] for a cheaper price,” writes a second reviewer. “Definitely satisfied with the quality & price … so happy with my purchase.” A third reviewer says, “If you can live without the always-on [retina] display and the blood oxygen sensor then I recommend this watch!” A reviewer with ADHD who typically leaves their phone in a different room to avoid “major distractions” says, “Having a notification station essentially on my wrist is a game changer! I can see notifications as they come in to make sure I’m not missing anything, but it’s not a distraction by any means.”


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